Affiliation: New York University School of Medicine
- Quantitation of major human cutaneous bacterial and fungal populationsZhan Gao
Department of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
J Clin Microbiol 48:3575-81. 2010..These results provide the first quantitation of the site and host specificities of major bacterial and fungal populations in human skin and present simple methods for their assessment in studies of disease...
- Substantial alterations of the cutaneous bacterial biota in psoriatic lesionsZhan Gao
Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
PLoS ONE 3:e2719. 2008..001), whereas normal skin from the psoriatic patients showed intermediate levels (12.3+/-21.6%). We conclude that psoriasis is associated with substantial alteration in the composition and representation of the cutaneous bacterial biota...
- Distinct cutaneous bacterial assemblages in a sampling of South American Amerindians and US residentsMartin J Blaser
Department of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
ISME J 7:85-95. 2013..The results provide evidence that ethnicity, lifestyle and/or geography are associated with the structure of human cutaneous bacterial communities...
- The nonfermentable dietary fiber hydroxypropyl methylcellulose modulates intestinal microbiotaLaura M Cox
Department of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
FASEB J 27:692-702. 2013..This work indicates that HPMC is a potential prebiotic fiber that influences intestinal microbiota and improves host metabolism...
- Quantitation and composition of cutaneous microbiota in diabetic and nondiabetic menHenry Redel
Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10010, USA
J Infect Dis 207:1105-14. 2013..Diabetic foot infections are a leading cause of lower extremity amputations. Our study examines the microbiota of diabetic skin prior to ulcer development or infection...
- Molecular analysis of human forearm superficial skin bacterial biotaZhan Gao
Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:2927-32. 2007..4% of all clones. These results show that the bacterial biota in normal superficial skin is highly diverse, with few well conserved and well represented genera, but otherwise low-level interpersonal consensus...
- Antibiotics in early life alter the murine colonic microbiome and adiposityIlseung Cho
Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
Nature 488:621-6. 2012..In this model, we demonstrate the alteration of early-life murine metabolic homeostasis through antibiotic manipulation...